Economic Calendar and indicators of South Africa

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 1.6% 3 Q 2022 -0.7% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 32.9% 3 Q 2022 33.9% Quarterly
CPI y/y 7.6% Oct 2022 7.5% Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 7.00% 6.25%
Trade Balance R-4.314 B Oct 2022 R26.161 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2022.12.06 09:30, ZAR, GDP q/q, Actual: 1.6%, Forecast: -4.7%, Previous: -0.7%
2022.12.06 09:30, ZAR, GDP y/y, Actual: 4.1%, Forecast: 1.6%, Previous: 0.2%
2022.12.07 06:00, ZAR, Gross International Reserves, Actual: $59.877 B, Forecast: $58.961 B, Previous: $58.700 B
2022.12.07 06:00, ZAR, Net International Reserves, Actual: $53.391 B, Forecast: $52.363 B, Previous: $52.193 B
2022.12.08 08:00, ZAR, FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index, Actual: -8, Previous: -20
2022.12.08 09:00, ZAR, Current Account, Actual: R-18.071 B, Forecast: R28.357 B, Previous: R-106.544 B
2022.12.08 09:00, ZAR, Current Account - GDP Ratio, Actual: -0.3%, Forecast: 0.5%, Previous: -1.6%
2022.12.08 11:00, ZAR, Manufacturing Production m/m, Forecast: -0.6%, Previous: 4.9%
2022.12.08 11:00, ZAR, Manufacturing Production y/y, Forecast: -4.8%, Previous: 2.9%
2022.12.09 20:30, ZAR, CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions, Previous: -1.0 K
2022.12.13 09:30, ZAR, Mining Production m/m, Forecast: -0.7%, Previous: 0.1%
2022.12.13 09:30, ZAR, Mining Production y/y, Forecast: -7.4%, Previous: -4.5%
2022.12.13 09:30, ZAR, Gold Production y/y, Forecast: -20.2%, Previous: -12.4%
2022.12.14 08:00, ZAR, CPI m/m, Forecast: 0.7%, Previous: 0.4%
2022.12.14 08:00, ZAR, CPI y/y, Forecast: 7.0%, Previous: 7.6%
2022.12.14 08:00, ZAR, Core CPI m/m, Forecast: 0.2%, Previous: 0.5%
2022.12.14 08:00, ZAR, Core CPI y/y, Forecast: 4.8%, Previous: 5.0%
2022.12.14 11:00, ZAR, Retail Sales m/m, Forecast: -2.0%, Previous: 0.1%
2022.12.14 11:00, ZAR, Retail Sales y/y, Forecast: 4.9%, Previous: -0.6%
2022.12.15 08:00, ZAR, SARB Quarterly Bulletin
2022.12.16 00:00, ZAR, Day of Reconciliation

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions -1.0 K 29 Nov 2022 -1.1 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 1.6% 3 Q 2022 -0.7% Quarterly
GDP y/y 4.1% 3 Q 2022 0.2% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment 7.725 M 3 Q 2022 7.994 M Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 32.9% 3 Q 2022 33.9% Quarterly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
CPI m/m 0.4% Oct 2022 0.1% Monthly
CPI y/y 7.6% Oct 2022 7.5% Monthly
Core CPI m/m 0.5% Oct 2022 0.5% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 5.0% Oct 2022 4.7% Monthly
PPI m/m 0.4% Oct 2022 0.7% Monthly
PPI y/y 16.0% Oct 2022 16.3% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
Gross International Reserves $59.877 B Nov 2022 $58.700 B Monthly
Net International Reserves $53.391 B Nov 2022 $52.193 B Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 7.00% 6.25%
SARB M3 Money Supply y/y 9.82% Oct 2022 8.75% Monthly
SARB Prime Rate 10.50% 9.75%
SARB Private Sector Credit y/y 9.34% Oct 2022 9.74% Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account R-18.071 B 3 Q 2022 R-106.544 B Quarterly
Current Account - GDP Ratio -0.3% 3 Q 2022 -1.6% Quarterly
Trade Balance R-4.314 B Oct 2022 R26.161 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consolidated Budget Balance R-323.1 B R-296.7 B
Consolidated Budget Balance - GDP Ratio -4.9% -4.7%
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Absa Manufacturing PMI 52.6 Nov 2022 50.0 Monthly
Building Permits m/m -0.2% Sep 2022 6.3% Monthly
Building Permits y/y 8.6% Sep 2022 12.6% Monthly
Gold Production y/y -12.4% Sep 2022 -17.1% Monthly
Manufacturing Production m/m 4.9% Sep 2022 2.2% Monthly
Manufacturing Production y/y 2.9% Sep 2022 1.7% Monthly
Mining Production m/m 0.1% Sep 2022 -0.6% Monthly
Mining Production y/y -4.5% Sep 2022 -6.4% Monthly
RMB/BER Business Confidence Index 38 4 Q 2022 39 Quarterly
S&P Global PMI 50.6 Nov 2022 49.5 Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales 49.413 K Nov 2022 45.981 K Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales m/m 7.5% Nov 2022 -4.2% Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales y/y 18.2% Nov 2022 11.4% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index -8 4 Q 2022 -20 Quarterly
Retail Sales m/m 0.1% Sep 2022 -1.3% Monthly
Retail Sales y/y -0.6% Sep 2022 2.1% Monthly